Do Turkey Vultures Take a Bath?

In the over 179,000 photos I’ve captured so far during my ongoing wildlife study at 3RF, a few remarkable photos caught my eye from September 2017 which I’ve never seen before. A turkey vulture was photographed walking into the Beaver Pond and taking a bath along the water’s edge. After some research, I learned after…

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Backyard Visitor

It’s not often you walk into your backyard and see a Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)  sitting on your fence. At first, I thought it was injured. Thank goodness it wasn’t. Azrael, my shepherd scared him away after she noticed him. These year-round residents of Texas are skillful fliers and are becoming more frequent visitors in…

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